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Requirements

  • device running MS Windows 8.1 with configured wireless adapter

 How to setup Windows 8.1 for eduroam use

Move the cursor to the lower right corner of the screen to open the settings bar.

Click on the "Settings" icon.

 Click on the network connection icon, on campus this is usually labeled "jacobs.jacobs-university.de".

Click on the "eduroam" network icon in the "Wi-Fi" section.

Select the check box to "Connect automatically", and click on "Connect".

Wait for the system to check the network requirements.

 

 Enter your user name and password in the according fields. The user name is your Jacobs user name followed by "@jacobs-university.de". This looks like an email address, but it is not your email address! The username should look like "jacobsusername@jacobs-university.de".

 Click on "Connect".

Now you see the network connected.